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lance armstrong lied for more than a decade about doping. she was mez rememberized by answers armstrong gave about the cheating that won him seven tour de france titles. she's now stripped of the titles. they sat down for a 2 1/2 hour interview yesterday in austin, texas. oprah brought 112 questions to ask him and she says it's the biggest interview of her career. she says, however, it was not easy. here what happens she told cbs this morning. >> yes, i think the entire interview was -- was difficult, and may i just say that we had agreed before this moment, before the interview, we had agreed that the terms of the interview and what was included in the interview, specifically, what was included in the interview, would -- would be left for people to make their own judgments about and that i would not be discussing or he would not be discussing or confirming. we agreed to that. by the time i left austin and landed in chicago, you all had already confirmed it. so i'm like, how did you all do that? we all agreed that we weren't going to say anything. so i'm sitting here now because it's al
you, if you watch this oprah winfrey interview with lance armstrong, or even if you didn't, all you have to do is be on twitter because the tweets were aflying. i want to yell and scream about lance. but he is now truly irrelevant to my wife. my young kids will on know him as a cheater. armstrong is right that the culture was rife with cheating, what set him apart was he tried to destroy anyone who told the truth. when is the oprah interview where lance armstrong confesses to lying in his oprah interview. just a couple of the tweets there. thank you so much for watching today. as always, check out the brooke blog, see the latest interviews that we do on the show at i am about to hop on a plane headed to washington where i know wolf blitzer is standing by. i hope you join us through the weekend and of course monday for the big special, for the presidential inauguration 2013. we will cover it as cnn can from every which angle. we hope you join us from washington. and speaking of, i hear a certain someone is out of the studio and on the national wall for a special editi
that will be hard to pass. we'll hear part of oprah winfrey's reaction to lance armstrong's confession. plus, an exclusive look inside a lab that could save your life. see how close we are to a super vaccine to keep you from getting the flu for years. wolf blitzer's off today. i'm joe johns. you're in "the situation room." we begin now with a guessing game about what is in president obama's so called comprehensive proposals to cut down on gun violence. the president and vice president are set to unveil their plans tomorrow and even though officials are trying to keep the deal under wraps, we already know what is in the plan. jessica yellin has been working her sources and joins us live now. what do you know? >> joe, today vice president biden delivered his plan to the president just a month after the newtown shootings and among the top recommendations that the president will unveil tomorrow we're told are enhanced background checks for gun sales of all kinds. the president has outlined two types of paths forward for the president. he has told legislators that he is going to give the presiden
. >>> also, what else can he say? now that lance armstrong has admitted to doping, we will hear what he says to oprah winfrey again tonight. >>> plus, our own martin savidge rides along as authorities break up an elaborate sex slave network right here in the united states. you will not believe the conditions the women had to endure. >>> i'm wolf blitzer here on the national wall in washington. behind me the west front of the u.s. capitol where president barack obama will take the oath of office on monday. we're counting down to the inauguration. you're in "the situation room." >>> we begin with what we now know is the ongoing hostage crisis in algeria. right now it's unclear how many americans are being held by terrorists. but we do know the united states, the obama administration has rejected an offer to exchange an undisclosed number of american hostages. other hostages have been freed and hair he would winning new details are emerging about their treatment. for the details, let's bring in jill dougherty. she's over at the state department. jill? >> wolf, just a few minutes ago here at the
that lance armstrong set the tone and it was the expectation that many of them, if they were to consider to be the top riders on his team, that they would be expected and required to use the performance-enhancing drugs. we heard from one of his former teammates earlier this week. >> a lot of -- a lot of us tried to tell this story to the world more than a decade ago. and the ones who did just got annihilated by lance armstrong. >> you know, victor, that kind of speaks to what exactly -- one of the major reasons why this interview has garnered so much attention this week, not simply that lance armstrong denied using performance-enhancing drugs for so long, but the manner in which he went after many of the people who, in many cases, didn't necessarily didn't want to come forward but were compelled to come forward because they had been is upped and forced to testify under oath. that's how a lot of this started coming to light. lance armstrong vigorously attacked those people over the years. that is what has been the hardest for many people to accept and don't necessarily buy into the fact t
the course of the uprising 2011. >> sarah surgany in cairo, thank you. >>> tomorrow lance armstrong is expected to sit down at his home in texas with oprah. for years, armstrong has repeatedly and aggressively denied doping and last fall he was stripped of his seven tour de france titles. he distanced himself from his popular cancer charity, livestrong. noare questioning whether it's a good idea to turn to celebrities to gain support for different causes. in about 15 minutes from now, we'll talk with john sang, who worked with lance armstrong to inspire cancer survivors. >>> relatives of computer prodigy aaron swartz are shocked after learning of his suicide. he was just 14 and also pioneered the availability of free information online. he was facing federal fraud charges from the articles from m.i.t. he faced 35 years in prison and a million dollar fine. swartz denied those claims. >>> hugo chavez is not in a coma and "continuing to make strides in his recovery." that's according to the venezuelan president's older brother. he visited his brother in havana where he went for cancer
-reaching doping scandal, lance armstrong is now apologizing. >> why this is a very costly move for armstrong, who has denied for years that he's taken performance enhancing drugs. it's tuesday, january 15. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good tuesday morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm sunny hostin. paula faris is on assignment. we'll get right to the armstrong apology in just a moment, because really that is, i think, the headline today. >> absolutely. and a complete fall from grace after years of strong, passionate denials to everybody. >> almost belligerent in his denial. >> to everybody, cameras, in court, to his sponsors, his friends. and now the truth has finally come out. >>> also this morning, major developments in the gun control debate. the president may bypass congress to call for reforms, while one state is beating the feds, passing the nation's first gun reform deal since the newtown massacre. >> not the only state to take action. things are starting to unroll a little bit on that issue. >>> later this half hour, an unlikely weapon in the war on obesity. how
't believe a word he says. the heels of the lance armstrong thing, big fat liars. we believed the lance armstrong story a long time. you know why? i did because he denied it over and over again. he kept winning. ron -- and he beat cancer. >> yeah. >> cancer is the thread here hey, ron. how are you doing? >> good. how are you. >> what do you think? >> to peter point first with the high school heismann trophy. it amazes me they are named before the college football season starts which begins that process of. >> we know who the can datas are. >> bill: really? >> yeah >> caller: then to the whole point they were talking about, it just stretches the bounds of beliefability. you want to give the guy the benefit of the doubt, but the more that comes out, it just stretches the bounds of believable abilitity will this work against him or will they go on his playing ability? what do you think? >> for the nfl, they will go on his playing ability. the nfl won't care. >> there are some real scound realized in the nfl. >> michael vick? >> someplacing in the nfl, they
lance armstrong. >> you have no opinion or just dismissing the whole story? >> but he has to be the luckiest guy in the world. >> or the other way around. >> manti te'o comes in and just takes the whole thing away. >> back when i was a kid when you talked sports stories, you talked about real things like salary disputes and ratings, not all these controversies. >> the manti te'o thing, there's one aspect of it that i find kind of really, really interesting. and it is this. we live in a culture, if you look around today, people walking around on their cell phones, walking through traffic, almost getting hit by cars, texting people, we live in a no-eye-contact era. so it's not that surprising that someone is going to go online. that happens all the time, okay? this guy, what i think happened with this guy, first of all, i figure, he's not exactly a mensa number, right? >> he's got a pretty good gpa. >> i don't think so. >> you think he was taking, like, astronomy? >> mike, he almost pulled off one of the greatest hoaxes ever. let's give him a little credit. you. >> think he
'm savannah guthrie. >> and i'm matt lauer. according to reports, lance armstrong made this confession in an interview he taped with oprah winfrey, following an emotional meeting with staffers at the livestrong headquarters. remember, this is a guy who, for years, has denied this charge and who has been defiant with his critics. >> this raises a lot of questions. number one, will this confession do anything to improve his public standing? and, two, will he now face a new wave of lawsuits? is there a possibility of criminal charges? we'll get into all those issues straight ahead. >>> natalie wood, for decades we've been told she drowned but now there's new evidence that suggests she was bruised before she went into the water. what impact will that evidence have on that case? >>> and more with our rare interview with supreme court justice sonia sotomayor. it's a candid interview. she talks about greets from her childhood. >>> author of da vinci code and "angels and demons," hundreds of millions of books in circulation around the world has a new book coming out this spring. what will it b
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lance armstrong will admit doping in an interview with oprah win friday. his interview will air thursday, his first television interview since he was stripped of his seven tour de france titles. cycling observers say it's about time armstrong confessed. >> better late than never. i mean, it's bad he did it to start with, but at least he'll come clean so to speak. >> now that he's been dropped from the cycling world, i don't think it will hurt him, i believe that this will soften up his admission of -- if he does admit it, it will bring him back into the cycling world. >> thursday's interview will air at 9:00 p.m. on the oprah win friday network. other sports news for the eighth time in history, no one was elected to the national baseball hall of fame this year. the baseball writers association said no to barry bonds, roger clemens, mark mcgwire and sammy so sosa. those are some of the biggest names in baseball history, but all allegedly cheated by using performance enhancing drugs. earlier, don lemon asked former cincinnati reds superstar pete rose, himself banned from the hall of fame f
yellow jerseys were taken. now lance armstrong stripped of his bronze medal. the ioc has sent a letter to the disgraced cyclist asking him to return the bronze medal he won during the sydney olympics. he's being stripped after admitting to doping with an interview with oprah this week. he at mites to using performance enhancing drugs. he previously denied the allegations for years. >> tonight the san francisco giants world series trophy is resting comfortably on the other side of the country. why are the team's prized possessions in new york in the answers? history. bob redell got a sneak peek at the first class an accommodations for the precious metal. >> on all the passengers on this flight to jfk, the most recognizable. >> you heard what's going on on the plane today, right? >> yes. >> the one with its own escort couldn't be missed. sitting in first class, seat 1d. we're trying to get the trophy out to as many place as possible. >> larry baer will be escorting the trophy aboard virgin america's is aircraft where the team started 131 years ago. >> more years in new york than san fran
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